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Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 2:00am EST
and murder, if convicted mohamed morsi could face the death penalty. >> arab leaders gathering in cairo to persuade syrian opposition forces to come to geneva ii. >> paul ciancia told police that he acted alone in the shooting at los angeles international airport. >> art imitating life. a moroccan artist drawing inspiration from real-life turmoil in the middle east. >> welcome to al jazeera america. former egyptian president mohamed morsi is at a cairo police academy to face trial for inciting riots and murder. mohamed morsi and his legal team arrived moments ago amid tight security. supporters of muslim brotherhood are planning protests. dominic kane brings us this report ahead of the trial. >> these are the first pictures of mohamed morsi to emerge since being deposed as president in july. loked by an egyptian newspaper, they are thought to show him during a meeting with foreign dignitaries that month. he says he was ousted by the military in a move that was illegal. >> translation: it's illegal. i'm the president, according to the constitution of the country. kout de tar means a stri
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
level visit there since the military removed president mohamed morsi in july. during kerry's 6-hour stay he called for the violence to end and the country to move towards full democracy. we have the latest from washington. >> the first stop made on the trip to the middle east was not to saudi arabia, but instead to cairo egypt. it's the first and highest ranking visit by a u.s. official since july 3rdrd. that's the day that the military removed mohamed morsi from his post as president of egypt and placed him under arrest. the u.s. has been quite anxious about what has been happening in egypt since, and it was john kerry's mission on sunday to deliver a message from the obama administration about what washington expects cairo to do in the weeks and months ahead. >> how can the united states reconcile working with the government and supporting the move to democracy? >> basically, let's put it this way - the trip was unannounced. in diplomatic terms that is in essence denying egypt the ability to say, "look, the united states is in support of what we have been doing here politically in the
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> former president mohamed morsi - a visit from the u.s. secretary of state. >> i'm kath turner in new york where officials are battling two unprecedented events - hurricane sandy, and the two boston marathon bombings. >>> let's take you straight to cairo, where the u.s. secretary of state john kerry is holding a press conference with the egyptian foreign minister. i believe that we are listening to nazar speaking. >>... we believe that they are important for egypt. we'd like to further enhance this relationship in the interests of both countries, based on the priorities of each country. this afternoon, mr secretary, you are due to meet with the president and general abdul fatah al-sisi. for our part here at the foreign ministerry, we held constructive, frank and detailed construction of various issues and discussed how to move things forward in the interests of both countries. i affirm egypt's desire to have good and point of view relationship with the united states, based on our own priorities. >> translation: we'll open the floor for questions and then meet the president. >> we'll give
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 5:00am EST
arrived in egypt. john kerry's first visit since the over throw of mohamed morsi. he's to make an appearance in court on monday, accused of inciting murder and violence. relations has been strained inns u.s. withdrew k since the u.s. withdrew some aid. >> this is john kerry's first visit since the deposing of mohamed morsi. what more do we know about the secretary of state's visit. >> we know he landed half an hour ago. he's already meeting the foreign minister in cairo. and he'll meet with the man behind the current government, the defence minister, abdul fatah al-sisi. >> we are hearing that the u.s. officials on the plan landing in cairo with the u.s. secretary of state was saying that he was expecting a frostry reception. we know they announced a freeze on hundreds of millions of dollars worth of aid to egypt last month, and also the transference of military hardware - like helicopters and tanks. it didn't go down well in egypt. the u.s. trying to draw a line in the sand saying to the new government - respect human rights, bring in democratic principles, stop your crackdown
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 6:00am EST
accused of violence and murder and if convicted mohamed morsi could face the death penalty and fall out after a suspected u.s. drone strike kills the head of the pakistan taliban and the u.s. ambassador is going to islamabad. the trouble gunman accused of opening fire at lax and killing a tsa worker and they told him after they shot him he acted alone. and a traditional form of fighting hundreds of years old is in danger of getting knocked out by modern martial arts. good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie, more than four months after egypt military coup the trial of the first freely elected president is underway and p.m. was over thrown on july 3 and held in a secret location until today. no pictures showing morsi in court have come out. he arrived earlier at a police academy in cairo for the start of his trial. these are live pictures of protesters outside the court building. morsi is charged with insightment to commit murder. supporters say the trial is political and claim it's part of the military crack down on the muslim brotherhood. 14 more brotherhood leader
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
the ousting of mohammed morsi in july. rosalyn moore has more from washington? >> the first stop john kerry made on his latest trip to the middle east was to cairo, egypt, the first and highest-ranking visit by a u.s. official to the egyptian capital city since july 3rdrd. >> that's the day that the military removed mohammed morsi and placed him under arrest. the u.s. has been anxious about what has been happening in egypt ever since. it was john kerry's mission to deliver a message from the obama administration about what washington expects cairo to do in the weeks and months ahead. >> ross lin, how can the u.s. reconcile working with this government while supporting move toward democracy? >> basically let's put it this way. the trip was unannounced. in diplomatic terms, that is denying egypt the ability to say, look. the united states is in support of what we have been doing here politically in the past five months. so, by having this unannounced trip, the u.s. was able to send a message that it does disprove of what has happened. that said, the u.s. also is making it very plain, and we h
Al Jazeera America
Oct 30, 2013 3:00am EDT
been picked up, including the former president mohamed morsi himself. it comes a day after the trial that is supposed to be under way against the three leaders of the muslim brotherhood after it failed to get under way when the presiding judge pulled out, reduced himself and said it was impossible to try a case in which the defendants can't come to court. they couldn't come to court because security was so bad. all of this in the context of mohamed morsi's trial due to start. you can see this as a furthering of pressure on the muslim brotherhood. the government here - the courts called for the assets of muslim brotherhood to be seized. this is part of what could be seen as ratcheting up the pressure on muslim brotherhood prior to the trial of the ousted former president. >> most of the leadership is behind bars. is there a sense in egypt that the muslim brotherhood is a spent force? >> i don't think you could necessarily say that. certainly the representation of the muslim brotherhood on the streets is down compared to what it was months ago, years ago. they are still a presence on t
Al Jazeera America
Oct 30, 2013 5:00am EDT
in july, which ousted former leader mohamed morsi. esam el-arian was a deputy leader of the muslim brotherhood's political party. we speak to dominique kane who joins us from cairo. what do you know of the circumstances of the arrest, and what is the significance? >> what we understand is in the early hours of the morning the police went to a house in new cairo suburbs of the capital. esam el-arian was found, they arrested him. there were pictures of him collecting bags and being taken away. he was taken to tora prison, where many of his colleagues in the muslim brotherhood, the senior leadership, is being held. the prosecutor is moving to the prison to start investigations with esam el-arian. this comes a day after the three leaders. mohammed badie and two colleagues were supposed to appear in the courthouse near tahir sqare in cairo. they didn't appear. the presiding judge at the time said he felt unease about a process in which the defendants could not be brought to a prison and reduced himself from that -- recused himself from that. it comes at a time when we have the trial of
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 3:00am EST
. >> u.s. secretary of state john kerry is set to visit egypt for the first time things mohamed morsi was forced out of power. his visit on sunday will last a matter of hours. relations between the two countries has been strained following a decision by the u.s. to withdraw military aid to egypt. more ahead on the program - including mexico cracking down on drug crimes. many say gangs are finding a new way to make money. and... >> i'm kath turner in new york. officials with the marathon are battling the fallout from two unprecedented event - hurricane sandy, and the boston marathon bombings. >>> hello again. you're watching al jazeera. these are the top stories - soldiers in the democratic republic of congo accusing m23 rebels of committing atrocities as they fled government forces. the rebels have been pushed from their eastern stronghold and are being chased by the conningo lease army. >> two men have been sentenced in absenta. chowdhury mueen-uddin lives in the u.k., and the other uk lives in the u.s. >> pakistan's government says it will review ties with the u.s. after a drone att
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 9:00am EDT
that was never made public. egypt's constitution was suspended after the president mohammed morsi was deposed. >> the military institution should be given immunity for the role it has played. it is not an immune for fatah, it is for the institution. and the coming constitution should consider that. the institution should be protected in the constitution for the next 15 years with standing who is going to be in power whether he's islamist. >> a satire show pulled off the air. now the show called "the program," was taken off air just before it was about to start an anchor from the cbc channel. saying the last episode had caused discontent on the streets. the move is raising further questions about freedom of speech. >>> child marriages could be banned in yemen if a group drafting the new constitution gets its way. according to the united nations, more than half of women in yemen are married before the age of 18. we report from the capitol center. >> reporter: when nora was 11 years old she was forced to marry a man who was 35. she suffered years of physical and psychological abuse. today she's
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
remove mohamed morsi from his post ac as president of the egypt and placed him under arrest. it was john kerry's mission to deliver a message from the obama administration on what washington expect kie re t cairn the white so weeks and months a. how can they move toward working toward democracy. the trip was unannounced and that was denying egypt the ability to say look the united states is in support of what we have been doing here politically in the past five months. so by having this unannounced trip the u.s. was able to send a message that it does disapprove of what has happened. that said, the u.s. also is making it very plain and we heard this from secretary kerry on sunday that the u.s. looks to egypt as a security partner across the middle east. they have had a long standing military relationship. egyptian soldiers train here in the u.s. and the u.s. looks to egypt to-mayb to maintain secur. particularly with the park par f israel with the u.s. has a peace treaty and they look to egypt to make sure that insurdon'surgecss don't get a toe hold. egypt has had an outside amount of in
Al Jazeera America
Oct 28, 2013 9:00am EDT
since mohamed morsi has been ousted as president. they're protesting the military coup there. what have you been hearing, sue? >> reporter: for the last couple of hours we've been seeing a demonstration outside of the main university campus. the demonstration has been fairly good natured, but we were seeing some of the students staging a small sit-in just next to the line of apc, the army there lining up, stopping the students moving through the famous square where there was that huge crackdown in august, and it's a symbolic iconic square for students constantly saying they want to move to that square, and told by security forces they can't. in the last 15 minutes we were told by students on the ground, they allowed police to move through the line and then they started firing tear gas. the students were pressuring the army line to try to get closer to the square, and possibly that has inflamed the situation. but that now has been cleared, and students are going back to the campus. we're hearing from the tear gas was fired both outside of the campus and inside the campus. >> ale we find
Al Jazeera America
Oct 28, 2013 2:00pm EDT
marching towards square. protests continue against the military coup that protested the removal of mohamed morsi. >>> three policemen have also been killed by masked gunmen at a checkpoint in northern egypt. the attack took place in northern city of monsura. >> the democratic republic of where congo's army has captured a fifth group, among them is aturo, the strong hold of the rebel group. peace talks between the two sides broke down last week. one u.n. soldier fighting alongside died in that fighting. malcolm webb is with the government soldiers. >> just a couple of days ago, this tank was in the hands of the rebels, then it got hit by a shell from the government side. it's completely burned. you can see the munitions that were stored here have all blown up and it smells very strongly of soot. inside the hatch can you see the remains of the people who were operating it, but too strong for us to show. since then, moved another five kilometers in that direction. still a distance down the road there's a very genuine land mood in this village. the children are singing and shouting the name ma
Al Jazeera America
Oct 30, 2013 6:00am EDT
since the july coup which ousted former leader mohamed morsi. now, esam el-arian was the deputy leader of the muslim brotherhood's political party. >> now, we are getting reports of a number of attacks in the tunisian resort towns. let's go straight now to our producer who is on the ground there. youcef gagey. what more can you tell us about the attacks? >> well, a suicide attack happened in the town of sousse. he tried to enter the hotel and was not allowed. he restarted to use the back entrance from the beach. that's where the explosion took place. no one died but the suicide attacker - he lost his life. there are reports of a second attack that tailed in another town. there's a high security alert and security forces are investigating what happened to prevent the possibility of other attacks in other resorts. what is important is this is a major shift in the course of events in tunisia. it happened in sousse and will cause a blow to the tourism sector which is already suffering. the attack comes amid negotiations and talks between political parties who are trying to end the three mo
Al Jazeera America
Oct 30, 2013 2:00pm EDT
-government graffiti on the walls. >>> after the demonstration of ousted president mohamed morsi turned violent. >> reporter: this is the moment that hundreds of students tried to raid the administrative offices of the university. for ten days this place has been the focal point for protesters from the anti-coup alliance. on wednesday some managed to break in and set about destroying what they could. some used water hoses to prevent those outside from getting in. employees were harassed, documents taken and anti-coup graffiti sprayed on the walls. the head of the university called on the police to come to the campus, and he issued a warning to those involved. >> we will deal with the students who have gone against the rules of the university with the utmost urgency. >> reporter: one student witness described what he saw. >> security forces reacted after the they stormed the administration building and damaged its office. >> reporter: one of the most prominent educational institutions in the arab world. many attend classes here every day. it is near the square where hundreds from killed in augus
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 6:00pm EDT
prepare for the trial of deposed president mohamed morsi. 20,000 extra soldiers are sent to guard the trial in cairo. meanwhile protesters in alexandria where police arrested 60 demonstrators. john kerry is expected to arrive the day before morsi is to appear in court. kerry acknowledged that the nsa sometimes oversteps its mission. he made that comment while defending the nsa surveillance work. kerry said the agency has done beyond what is necessary to keep the country safe. >> and in some cases i acknowledge to you as has the president that some of these actions reach too far and we'll make sure that that does not happen in the future. >> nsa leaker edward snowdon has offered to investigate the phone capping of german chancellor angela merkel. he spoke with the german official and gave a letter to hihim. >>> germany is the first european country to recognize this third gender. >> reporter: neither a boy nor girl, daniel la said she spent her life in fear, pain and shame because of doctors' decisions. now she's trying to make sure that the same doesn't happen to anyone else. >> i
Nov 3, 2013 7:00am PST
. he arrived before mohamed morsi and 14 other top brotherhood leaders go on trial. kerry's visit to cairo is the first stop in a nine-day trip to the middle east, eastern europe, and north africa. >>> michael jackson's former doctor who was just released from jail is now suing to get his medical license back. dr. conrad murray filed suit against the texas medical board claiming it prematurely revoked his license. murray says his conviction in california is not final until his appeals are exhausted. the former cardiologist was convicted in 2011 of giving jackson a lethal overdose of a powerful anesthetic. he spent less than two years in jail. >>> talk about putting your skills to the test. ten people parachuted to safety after two sky diving planes they were riding in collided midair at 12:30 feet. they were on board two cessna planes flying in close formation so they could do a jump together when the planes collided. ten people parachuted safely to the ground. one pilot was able to land his plane. the other caught fire and plummeted to the ground. now, investigators are trying to
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